On December 19th, LDA Mostar organized it's the first local activity within the EU project ‘’Regional Youth Compact for Europe’’ in the form of the panel discussion. The panel discussion titled "BiH on its path towards EU integration" gathered the representatives of local and regional authorities, as well as the representatives of NGO's and academic community. The main objective of the panel was to discuss the status of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the obstacles it faces within the process of EU integrations.
The panel discussion started with the opening remarks made by Ms. Dzenana Dedic, director of LDA Mostar, who also presented the project and its activities to the participants.
The first topic of the panel "Europeanisation of local government with a focus on Bosnia and Herzegovina" was presented by M.Sc. of political science, Ms. Ana-Mari Bosnjak, assistant professor, Faculty of Political Science, "University of Mostar".
The second of the panel "Institutional and non-institutional approach to EU integrations form the local and cantonal point of view" by Mr. Ivan Jurilj, director of the Office for the EU integrations within the West Hercegovina Canton Government.
The last topic of the panel was "The Stabilization and Association Agreement - ten years after", presented by PhD. Edin Rizvanović, professor, Faculty of Law, University "Dzemal Bijedic".
The panel discussion was moderated by Dario Pejić, EU Info Point Mostar in which premises panel discussion took place.
This activity is organized in the framework of the project “Regional youth compact for Europe” implemented by the Centar for Democracy Foundation, Balkan Network for Local Democracy, CRTA, Youth Act and Sodem. This project is funded by the European Union.